This Guide contains information about Himalayan Studies (including Bhutan,
China, India, Nepal, and Pakistan, and the Tibetan cultural areas that traverse the
borders of all those states), in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
World countries atlas with facts statistics, photos, maps, flags, visual information about geography, history, people, demographics, government, economy, communications and transportation. CAUTION: INFORMATION UNCITED!
As the main arbiters of where, when, and how people may cross borders, individual countries still hold many of the keys to the immigration and integration trajectories of increasingly diverse flows of migrants. This growing list of country resource pages catalogues and contextualizes the migration experiences of many countries around the world.
Includes "Imperial Gazeteer of India, Atlas" from both 1909 and 1931, and the Schwartzberg (1992) "A Historical Atlas of South Asia". Includes maps of winds, rainfall, temperature, vegetation, geologic features, agricultural products, population density, language, and religion.
Highly detailed map (in sections) of India and Pakistan from 1955. Includes forests, wetlands, elevations, mines, road construction materials, train tracks, sea ports, state forests, rivers, town/city sizes, etc.
This presentation consists of a brief history of Afghanistan, from the Persian Empire to the early 20th Century, as well as images of related maps from the collections of the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress.
Europeana is a single access point to millions of books, paintings, films, museum objects and archival records that have been digitised throughout Europe. It is an authoritative source of information coming from European cultural and scientific institutions. This includes many historic maps.